• Keith Smith Announces Retirement From OSU Extension

    Keith Smith Announces Retirement From OSU Extension

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Keith L. Smith, director of Ohio State University Extension since 1992, has announced his retirement effective June 30, 2015.

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  • Swine Virus Will Impact Production, Prices in 2014; Strict Bio-security Essential

    Swine Virus Will Impact Production, Prices in 2014; Strict Bio-security Essential

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) has caused important losses in swineherds across the country and is expected to impact the availability of pork products and prices in 2014.

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  • New Online Tool Helps Well Owners Understand Water Test Results

    New Online Tool Helps Well Owners Understand Water Test Results

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Private well owners are encouraged to have their well water tested regularly, but when they do, they’re often stumped when trying to decipher the lab results.

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  • Extension Volunteer Efforts Tally Thousands of Years of Service

    Extension Volunteer Efforts Tally Thousands of Years of Service

    BRYAN, Ohio -- When Donna Missler became a volunteer with Ohio 4-H Youth Development 29 years ago, “My club had 10 little girls, and I never thought it would grow bigger,” she said. Today, her club has 60 to 65 members each year, and Missler also advises every 4-H member in the county taking a sewing project.

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Lindsay Binegar

“I think 4-H is important even if you don't live on a farm. Whatever project you take-photography, foods, clothing, art-being able to show off what you completed gives you a big sense of accomplishment. It's very important that 4-H sticks around and continues to grow.”

Lindsay Binegar
Highland County 4-H member

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